Beckley Mill

Beckley Mill (HM2JTP)

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N 37° 46.463', W 81° 9.585'

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Alfred Beckley built a mill along
Piney Creek (1838-1840) to spur
economic growth on his wilderness
landholdings. Union Commander and future U.S. President Rutherford
B. Hayes visited site in 1862. It
was destroyed in the 1878 flood and
rebuilt by owner Asa Spangler. Taz
Worley owned mill prior to closure
in early 1900s. The site was added
to the National Register in 2017.
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HM NumberHM2JTP
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Year Placed2018
Placed ByRaleigh County Historical Society and West Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 485931 N 4180794
Decimal Degrees37.77438333, -81.15975000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.463', W 81° 9.585'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 27.78" N, 81° 9' 35.1" W
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